According to the well-known Expedia travel website the number of reservations for the north coast city of Puerto Plata grew by approximately 10% during the first half of 2017. Travelers who have expressed a great demand for travel packages that combine hotel, airline flight and/or car rental also registered a 15% jump during this same time period.
Expedia also announced that the country’s most popular destinations continue to be Punta Cana, followed by Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata.
The country’s top tourism markets for the first half of this year were the U.S. and Canada. However, the two fastest growing markets were Spain (40%), Germany (40%) and France (225%).